Park Facility Rentals

Park Facility Rentals

The City of Victoria Parks & Recreation Department offers a variety of park facilities for the community — both residents and non-residents — to rent as a private gathering space.

Whether you want to gather with a large group of friends for a picnic or organize and host a musical concert, the Parks & Recreation Department has several space options that may be just what you need. Our options include the Charlson Thun Community Bandstand, the Lions Park Pavilion, Neighborhood Park Shelters across Victoria, and the Victoria Recreation Center's Gymnasium, Lobby Room, and Multi-Purpose Room.

Please request to rent a park facility at least seven days in advance of your requested rental date. Staff will follow up within two business days of your reservation request submission. Contact the City of Victoria Parks & Recreation Department with any questions at 952-443-4255.





Community Bandstand

City Victoria Park Rental BandstandCharlson Thun Community Bandstand

The Charlson Thun Community Bandstand is located in the heart of downtown Victoria, Minnesota along Stieger Lake with views of Carver Park Preserve. It is the perfect place to host a wedding, concert, or other large-scale event. This facility is available for rental in one- to three-hour time blocks.

Address
1720 Stieger Lake Lane, Victoria, MN 55386

Rental Information
Facility Information
  • Square Feet:800
  • Seating Capacity:  50 inside / 200 outside
  • Lights: Yes
  • Electricity: Yes
  • # of Picnic Tables: 0
  • Grill(s):No
  • Trash Receptacles: Yes
  • Open Space: Yes
  • Playground: No
  • Public Restrooms: Portable Restroom
  • # of Parking Spaces: Public Parking
  • Accessible Access: Yes

 



Park Pavilion

City Victoria Park Rental Lions Pavilion ViewLions Park Pavilion
The Lions Park Pavilion is an enclosed space with multiple garage doors that can be opened to create an integrated indoor-outdoor experience. There is a full kitchen and multiple folding tables and chairs. The Lions Park Pavilion is great for larger events like wedding receptions, family reunions, or any gathering that needs a little extra room. Amenities at the Lions Park include a playground, ball fields, basketball court, and tennis courts.

Address
1505 82nd Street, Victoria, MN 55386

Rental Information
Requests to rent the Lions Pavilion can be submitted one year in advance. For example, if you want to reserve the Pavilion for July 16, 2024, requests can be submitted no earlier than July 16, 2023 at 12:00 a.m. If there are multiple requests for the same date, priority will be given to the first request received. Please allow up to three business days to receive confirmation regarding your request.

Facility Information
  • Square Feet: 3,200
  • Seating Capacity w/ Tables: 218
  • Seating Capacity w/o Tables: 468
  • Standing Capacity: 656
  • Heat: Yes
  • Electricity: Yes
  • # of Plastic Tables (6 ft): 20
  • # of Folding Chairs: 100
  • Grill(s): 0
  • Trash Receptacles: Yes
  • Open Space: Yes
  • Nearby Playground: Yes
  • Public Restroom: Yes
  • Refrigeration: Yes
  • Serving Window: Yes
  • Sink/Running Water: Yes
  • # of Parking Spaces: 40
  • Accessible Access: Yes
  • Nearby Playing Fields: Yes
  • Nearby Basketball Court: Yes
  • Access to Audio Port: Yes
  • Guest Wi-fi: Yes





Neighborhood Park Shelters

Having a party, wedding, family reunion, or work event? Take a look at Victoria’s neighborhood park shelters! The City of Victoria Parks & Recreation Department takes reservations for parties starting on January 2 of each year. Neighborhood park shelters are available from May 1 through October 31. Renters of park shelters have exclusive use of the reserved shelter. The general public has use of all amenities surrounding the park shelter.  


City Victoria Park Rental WassermannWassermann Park Shelter

The Victoria Parks and Recreation Department will only be reserving Oak Side for private events. Fire Side will remain open to the public.  Oak Side is best used for small gatherings due to limited public parking and limited seating available.  The Parks and Recreation Department will begin accepting requests for each year beginning on January 2.

Address
Oak Side, 9175 Church Lake Boulevard, Victoria, MN 55386

Facility Information
  • Square Feet: 780
  • Seating Capacity: 30 people
  • Lights: Yes
  • Electricity & Phone Charging Stations: Yes
  • Number of Picnic Tables: 5
  • Grill(s): Yes
  • Trash Receptacles: Yes
  • Open Space: Yes
  • Playground: Yes
  • Public Restrooms: Yes
  • Refrigeration: No
  • Serving Window: No
  • Serving Counter:  Yes
  • Running Water: Yes, available in restrooms
  • Number of Parking Spaces: 24 + 2 ADA spaces
  • Accessible Access: Yes
  • Nearby Fields: No
  • Nearby Basketball Court: No
  • Nearby Tennis Court: No

 

City Victoria Park Rental Rhapsody ShelterRhapsody Park Shelter
The Rhapsody Park Shelter is a covered space with multiple picnic tables, water and refrigerator access, and garbage bins. This park shelter is great for picnics, small gatherings, or anyone who wants to enjoy the outdoors in the shade. Amenities at Rhapsody Park include a playground , basketball court, and ball fields.

Address

2550 Vogel Farm Road, Victoria, MN 55386

Facility Information
  • Square Feet: 800
  • Seating Capacity: 36 people
  • Lights: Yes
  • Electricity: Yes
  • Number of Picnic Tables: 6
  • Grill(s): No
  • Trash Receptacles: Yes
  • Open Space: Yes
  • Playground: Yes
  • Public Restrooms: Yes
  • Refrigeration: Yes
  • Serving Window: Yes
  • Sink/Running Water: Yes
  • Number of Parking Spaces: 20
  • Accessible Access: Yes
  • Nearby Fields: Yes
  • Nearby Basketball Court: Yes
  • Nearby Tennis Court: No

 

City Victoria Park Rental Lakeside ShelterLakeside Estates Park Shelter
The Lakeside Estates Park Shelter is a covered space with multiple picnic tables, two grills, and garbage bins. This park shelter is great for picnics, small gatherings, or anyone who wants to enjoy the outdoors in the shade. Amenities at Lakeside Estates Park include a playground and basketball court.

Address
2627 Woods Drive, Victoria, MN 55386

Facility Information
  • Square Feet: 400
  • Seating Capacity: 24 People
  • Lights: No
  • Electricity: Yes
  • Number of Picnic Tables: 6
  • Grill(s): 2
  • Trash Receptacles: Yes
  • Open Space: Yes
  • Playground: Yes
  • Public Restrooms: No
  • Refrigeration: No
  • Serving Window: No
  • Sink/Running Water: No
  • Number of Parking Spaces: Off-Street
  • Accessible Access: Yes
  • Nearby Fields: No
  • Nearby Basketball Court: Yes
  • Nearby Tennis Court: No


City Victoria Park Rental Laketown ShelterLaketown Park Shelter
The Laketown Park Shelter is a covered space with multiple picnic tables and garbage bins. This park shelter is great for picnics, small gatherings, or anyone who wants to enjoy the outdoors in the shade. Amenities at Laketown Park include a playground , basketball court, and ball fields.

Address
9300 Red Fox Drive, Victoria, MN 55386

Facility Information
  • Square Feet: 800
  • Seating Capacity: 36 people
  • Lights: Yes
  • Electricity: Yes
  • Number of Picnic Tables: 6
  • Grill(s): No
  • Trash Receptacles: Yes
  • Open Space: Yes
  • Playground: Yes
  • Public Restrooms: Portable
  • Refrigeration: No
  • Serving Window: No
  • Sink/Running Water: No
  • Number of Parking Spaces: Public Parking
  • Accessible Access: Yes
  • Nearby Fields: Yes
  • Nearby Basketball Court: Yes
  • Nearby Tennis Court: No


City Victoria Park Rental Lakebridge ShelterLakebridge Park Shelter
The Lakebridge Park Shelter is a covered space with multiple picnic tables, two grills, and garbage bins. This park shelter is great for picnics, small gatherings, or anyone who wants to enjoy the outdoors in the shade. Amenities at Lakebridge Park include a playground , basketball court, and ball fields.

Address
2800 Lakes Parkway, Victoria, MN 55386

Facility Information
  • Square Feet: 875
  • Seating Capacity: 36 people
  • Lights: Yes
  • Electricity: Yes
  • Number of Picnic Tables: 6
  • Grill(s): 2
  • Trash Receptacles: Yes
  • Open Space: Yes
  • Playground: Yes
  • Public Restrooms: Portable
  • Refrigeration: No
  • Serving Window: No
  • Sink/Running Water: No
  • Number of Parking Spaces: 28
  • Accessible Access: Yes
  • Nearby Fields: Yes
  • Nearby Basketball Court: Yes
  • Nearby Tennis Court: No


City Victoria Park Rental Madelyn Creek ShelterMadelyn Creek Park Shelter
The Madelyn Creek Park Shelter is a covered space with multiple picnic tables and garbage bins. This park shelter is great for picnics, small gatherings, or anyone who wants to enjoy the outdoors in the shade. Amenities at Madelyn Creek Park include a playground , basketball court, and ball fields.

Address
1060 Anthony Way, Victoria, MN 55386

Facility Information
  • Square feet:  620
  • Seating Capacity:  36 people
  • Lights:  Yes
  • Electricity:  Yes
  • Number of Picnic Tables:  6
  • Grill(s):  0
  • Trash Receptacles:  Yes
  • Open Space:  Yes
  • Playground:  Yes
  • Public Restroom:  No
  • Refrigeration:  No
  • Serving Window:  No
  • Sink/running water:  No
  • Number of Parking Spaces:  Off-street parking
  • Accessible Access:  Yes
  • Nearby Fields:  Yes
  • Nearby Basketball Court:  Yes
  • Nearby Tennis Court:  No


City Victoria Park Rental South Lake Virgina Shores ShelterSouth Lake Virginia Shores Park Shelter
The South Lake Virginia Shores Park Shelter is a covered space with multiple picnic tables and garbage bins. This park shelter is great for small picnics, small gatherings, or anyone who wants to enjoy the outdoors in the shade. Amenities at South Lake Virginia Shores Park include a playground , basketball court, and ball fields.

Address
6745 Smithtown Road, Victoria, MN 55386

Facility Information
  • Square Feet: 480
  • Seating Capacity: 24 people
  • Lights: No
  • Electricity: No
  • Number of Picnic Tables: 4
  • Grill(s): No
  • Trash Receptacles: Yes
  • Open Space: Yes
  • Playground: Yes
  • Public Restrooms: No
  • Refrigeration: No
  • Serving Window: No
  • Sink/Running Water: No
  • Number of Parking Spaces: 5
  • Accessible Access: Yes
  • Nearby Fields: No
  • Nearby Basketball Court: Yes
  • Nearby Tennis Court: Yes







Interested in renting a park facility? Fill out the Facility Rental Request Form.


An icon of waves and trees. City of Victoria Parks & Recreation Department
The park rental facilities available in Victoria, Minnesota are managed and maintained by, or in partnership with, the City of Victoria Parks & Recreation Department.
Rental Rates and Policies
Charlson Thun Community Bandstand Rates and Policies
Rental Information
  • This facility is available for rental in one- to three-hour time blocks between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. daily.
  • Capacity inside the Bandstand is approximately 50 people and outside of the Bandstand is approximately 200 people.  
  • The Bandstand may be used for weddings or other special events.  
  • Set-up and take-down of decorations must be done during the rental times.
  • Renter understands that the general public is allowed to be in and use Bayfront Park during the rental time.
  • Request to rent a park facility at least seven days in advance of your requested rental date. Staff will follow up within two business days of your reservation request submission.
  • Bandstand reservations can be made 365 days in advance.
  • Contact the City of Victoria Parks & Recreation Department with any questions at 952-443-4255.
Rental Rules and Regulations
  • Users or Renters of the Bandstand may not charge for events held at the Bandstand.
  • Participants may not solicit donations for any event at the Bandstand.
  • No merchandise, food or beverages may be sold.
  • No promotional signage is allowed in the park or attached to the Bandstand.  
  • No candles may be used on or in the Bandstand. Battery operated candles are allowed.  
  • No glass bottles or kegs are allowed in the park or Bandstand.
  • Malt beverages and wine are allowed in the park and Bandstand.
  • No tents or structures are allowed in the park or Bandstand.
Equipment and Amenities at Rental Facility
  • No sound equipment is available; each user will need to provide their own.
  • Electric and lights are available if needed.
  • Trash receptacles are on-site.
  • Public parking is available in downtown parking lots and on-street parking stalls.  
  • Restrooms are available in City Hall during building hours.
Rental Rates
  • Resident Rate (Up to 3 hours): Resident: $100
  • Non-Resident Rate (Up to 3 hours): $150  
  • Rates do not include tax.
Neighborhood Park Shelter Rental Information
Rental Information
  • The City of Victoria Parks & Recreation Department starts taking reservations for parties starting on January 2 of each year for the Neighborhood Park Shelters.
  • Park Shelters are available for rental from May 1 through October 3.
Rental Rules and Regulations
  • Clean Up: The reserving group is responsible for cleaning the reserved area. All Trash must be placed in the trash receptacles.
  • Alcohol: Malt beverages (beer) and wine are permitted. No kegs allowed.
  • Glass: Glass is not permitted
  • Tent: If the renter is planning to set up a tent near the shelter, it must be approved by the Parks & Recreation Department at the time of the rental. The Parks & Recreation Department will call for locates.
  • Shelter Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

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